Emeritus Prof. Helen Chenery
President, Queensland Academy of Arts & Sciences
Professor Chenery was an academic staff member at The University of Queensland from 1984 to 2014, at which time she moved to Bond University to take up the position of Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine. Since then she has maintained a UQ Honorary Professor appointment with the Faculty of Medicine.
Professor Chenery is a speech pathologist who began her career at UQ as a tutor in that profession in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Over the years she held many different positions in the School and the then Faculty of Health Sciences, and was Deputy Executive Dean (Academic) and Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation at the UQ Centre for Clinical Research. She made outstanding contributions to the University during this time, maintaining a strong research track record while engaging in numerous service roles. She supervised 24 Higher Degree Research students to completion at UQ, obtained over $16 million in grant funding and has 140 peer-reviewed publications.
Professor Chenery is currently a Director on the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Board, and was recently appointed as the inaugural Chair of a key partnership between UQ and Metro North Hospital and Health Service: the Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) Education and Research Alliance Board.
From UQ. 2019. "Two new Emeritus Professors announced". https://habs.uq.edu.au/article/2019/12/two-new-emeritus-professors-announced.
Last updated: 2nd February 2022